This beautiful old forest is very biodiverse and many of the trees are truly majestic.  Like most forests on steep north-facing slopes, this one has a significant component of white pine and hemlock, but Slim Jim Woods is dominated by hardwoods: oaks, hickories and maples.

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Slim Jim Woods Trail

A trail within Slim Jim Woods leads to a bench with a view of Newman Meadow in the F. R. Newman Arboretum. Find the route on the mobile-friendly website

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More about Slim Jim Woods

Natural Heritage of Slim Jim Woods

More about the plant communities of Slim Jim Woods.

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F. R. Newman Arboretum

The F. R. Newman Arboretum is a place of beauty and provides for the scientific study of a diversity of trees and shrubs.

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